Friday, 8 January 2016


(Q.1) ‘World Day for War Orphans’ is observed on which date?
a.                              5th January
b.                              6th January
c.                              7th January
d.                              8th January
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Answer: (b)

(Q.2) In first week of January 2016, which country claimed that it has successfully tested hydrogen bomb?
a.                              North Korea
b.                              Iran
c.                              Libya
d.                              Saudi Arabia
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Answer: (a)

(Q.3) Name the UN official who started his five-year term as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on 1st January 2016, succeeding António Guterres
a.                              Filipo Marsello
b.                              Filipo Grandi
c.                              Damien Marsello
d.                              Damien Grandi
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Answer: (b)
(Q.4) In a bid to curb vehicular pollution, Indian government has decided to implement stricter emission norms of Bharat Stage (BS) VI from ____________ by skipping BS-V altogether
a.                              1st January 2018
b.                              1st April 2018
c.                              1st January 2020
d.                              1st April 2020
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Answer: (d)

(Q.5) Novel ‘Go Set a Watchman’ has topped the US bestseller list in 2015, selling 1.6 million copies. Who is the author of this novel?
a.                              Harper Lee
b.                              Kate Atkinson
c.                              Charlie Harper
d.                              Rowan Atkinson
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Answer: (a)

(Q.6) The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has revealed that 69 tigers died across the country in 2015. The highest number of Tiger deaths in 2015 were reported in which state?
a.                              Madhya Pradesh
b.                              Karnataka
c.                              Uttarakhand
d.                              Maharashtra
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Answer: (b)

(Q.7) Who among the following has been named new Chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)?
a.                              Kushal Parekh
b.                              Kunal Parekh
c.                              Kushal Shah
d.                              Kunal Shah
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Answer: (d)
(Q.8) Aisa’s largest man made waterfall has opened in _________
a.                              China
b.                              Singapore
c.                              Japan
d.                              Indonesia
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Answer: (a)

(Q.9) Which Indian cricketer’s innings of 281 against Australia at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, in 2001, has been rated as the greatest Test performance of the last 50 years?
a.                              Rahul Dravid
b.                              Sourav Ganguly
c.                              VVS Laxman
d.                              Sachin Tendulkar
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Answer: (c)

(Q.10) Which Indian sports person has been named brand ambassador for Diabetes Awareness Campaign initiated by Novo Nordisk (world’s leading diabetes care company)?
a.                              Sania Mirza
b.                              Sachin Tendulkar
c.                              Saina Nehwal
d.                              Baichung Bhutia
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Answer: (b)